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Jan 23, 2014

Think weight lifting is just for men? Think again. There’s a strong body of evidence to show that women can see benefits from lifting weights like improving overall health and warding off a variety of age-related ailments. Here are seven ways women might benefit from resistance exercises. 1. Resistance Training Could Cut Your Diabetes Risk [...]

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Jan 22, 2014

Religious conservatives know they are losing the marriage equality fight, but they have a plan so they can keep discriminating against gay couples and it involves our old friend “religious freedom.” The Religious Right is still in a spin after judges looking at both the Utah and Oklahoma gay marriage bans ruled those voter enacted [...]

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Jan 21, 2014

Watching Russia’s roll-back on gay rights unfold, one strand has started to emerge: it’s apparently all about the children. Why is this, and why is it so dangerous? Last week Russia’s President Vadimir Putin attempted to soothe fears about what will happen to gay participants and spectators at the Sochi Winter Olympics in February. In [...]

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Jan 21, 2014

Animal welfare advocates cheered when US officials appeared to take a tough stance against the shark finning industry during an environmental trade agreement talk between international leaders in Bangkok in March of 2013. Now, that stance may be under threat. Last year, Delegates at the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species appeared close [...]

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Jan 21, 2014

Two recently released independent studies appear to demonstrate that reality shows like 16 and Pregnant, that are supposed to lift the lid on what it’s like to be teenage parents, may affect views on teenage parenting and even drive down teenage pregnancy rates. Is this research legitimate, and how does it inform to debate about [...]

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Jan 20, 2014

When a federal judge ruled last week that Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional because the ban is motivated by discrimination, religious conservatives seem to have made it their personal mission to prove the judge right. Here are five of the most outrageous reactions and why, if anything, they help the gay rights cause. 1. [...]

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Jan 20, 2014

Fox News regular Dr.  Keith Ablow, infamous for his anti-LGBT rhetoric, has struck again with a commentary piece in which he claims there’s no science to support trans identity. Under the ridiculous title, “All wrong — in California, girls can use urinals in the boys’ restroom,” Ablow begins by bemoaning California’s groundbreaking trans student rights law [...]

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Jan 19, 2014

A federal judge has ruled Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. While the ruling is stayed pending appeal, Senior U.S. District Judge Terrence C. Kern had some interesting things to say about the 2004 constitutional amendment and the arguments used to justify it. Here are five of the best comments and why they matter. 1. [...]

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Jan 18, 2014

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has refused to sign Uganda’s infamous Anti-Homosexuality bill, returning it to parliament. Why did he decide on this course of action, and what does it mean for the future of the bill? Museveni had previously told parliament he would not sign the bill until the government had been given an appropriate [...]

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Jan 17, 2014

A Cameroon man jailed for sending a loving text message to another man has died after his family withdrew him from medical treatment, his lawyers have told the press. Roger Jean-Claude Mbede, 34, is reported to have died on Friday, January 9, of health complications surrounding a failure to have proper treatment for a hernia. Mbede [...]

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\\nIn a meeting of the EU General Affairs Council nineteen states opposed the approval of  GM Maize Pioneer 1507, developed jointly by DuPont and Dow Chemica l, while five supported it and four abstained from any view, EU officials s...
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\r\nHow to spread the news\r\n02/11/14\r\n\r\nT his is really awfull, i did write many hosst announcements, but they dissapeared, luckely
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Message to the President, and to the Congress:It\\\'s very simple. We can aim for a UNIVERSAL Standard of $15 an hour Minimum Wage for ALL - that would be {frugally} a living wage these days. One should not have to be employed, and on government assista...
Jan
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\\nThis is my Message that I send every week or so, to the President, my Representative, and my two Senators. {And in this instance, to the Vice President also.} \\r\\nThe Majority of the people of this country, approve that the President {and Vice Presi...
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\\n\\r\\n\\r\\n\\r\\nEuro pe’s depressed carbon markets are to be given an automatic ‘market reserve’ facility allowing at least 100 million carbon allowances – or 12% of the market – to be withheld or released to buoy prices, ac...
Jan
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I feel Care2 members should KNOW about the \\\"work from home\\\" ads, RECRUITING \\\"MULES\\\" TO CARRY OUT ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES. Just like the Drug Cartels do... A person who was recruited unwittingly by one of these ads, was given in a seattleweekly.com arti...
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\\nEvery week or every other week, I send a Message to the President and to my Representative and Senators. This is the text of my latest:\\r\\nI have just sent the following message to President Obama; and I believe all Congresspersons need to hear it a...
Jan
12
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I shared 3 times the smae story with different types, so one of them would show up in my group Greenforever, but NOOOO, nothing is there, strangely enoough old shares come up, i am sure i shared much more the last months but in hostshares it ends 6 mo...
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\\nIf car sales were an Olympic sport, then China would take the gold medal.\\r\\nAccording to recent data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, the country sold more than 20 million new cars domestically in 2013, a global sales record ...
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\\nThe satellite image below was taken on December 7, 2013 and shows smog stretching about 750 miles from Beijing to Shanghai. Clouds or fog are white in the image, while pollution appears as gray swirls, NASA explained.\\r\\nIf car sales were an Olympic...